Kentucky Ag News
Vol. 7 No. 22 • December 1, 2014
Kentucky farmers and processors interested in participating in the 2015 round of industrial hemp pilot projects must apply by Jan. 1, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture has announced.
Two recent developments have made it easier than ever to give the gift of Kentucky Proud.
Kentucky farmers achieved a record $5.67 billion in farm cash receipts in 2013, the National Agricultural Statistics Service announced Nov. 25.
An historic announcement from the Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, a ground-breaking discussion between five departments of the Federal Government and a palpable enthusiasm among the 200 people in attendance marked the first National Farmer Veteran Stakeholders Conference.
On a recent "Across Kentucky" podcast, host Mike Feldhaus spoke with Tim McGurk, public affairs manager for Kroger's Louisville division, about Kroger's recent move to stock 125 new Kentucky Proud products in 88 stores. (audio)
To make the harvest run smoother, Logan County farmer Lee Robey has taken some of his profits from the past few years of record grain prices and invested in on-farm storage.
In making farm visits this fall, Kentucky Farm Business Analysis specialists are finding some clients with a potentially high 2014 taxable income.
- Basic Horticulture Production and Wine Tasting
- Kentucky Farm Bureau 95th Annual Meeting
- Community Farm Alliance Annual Meeting
- UK Precision Dairy Showcase
- UK Early Bird Meetings
- Eastern Kentucky Food System Collaborative Meeting
- Kentucky Agritourism Workshop
- KCARD Grant Workshops
- Wholesale Success Trainings
- Kentucky No-Till and Cover Crop Soil Health Forum
- Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference
- Kentucky Cattlemen's Association Convention and Tradeshow
- Kentucky Pork Producers Annual Meeting
- Council for Burley Tobacco Annual Conference
- Kentucky Commodity Conference
- UK Equine Showcase and 6th Annual Breeders Short Course
Kentucky Farm Fact
With the new Kentucky Proud website, you can use the state-of-the-art search engine to find products and producers, download the Kentucky Proud Locater app, search recipes, and much more. Go to www.kyproud.com to find Kentucky Proud gifts for the whole family.